A world aching for peace & stability can no longer afford NATO
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calling for an end to the fighting in Libya is like an arsonist calling for the house he’s just burned to the ground to stop emitting smoke.
For this reason it can only be an excess of black humour or wilful amnesia on the part of Mr Stoltenberg that explains his perverse call for this particular conflict to end in this particular country, eight years after it received a prolonged visit from the Western military alliance over which he currently presides.
Along with recent NATO exercises in Estonia, involving 9,000 troops operating just 15km from Russia’s border, Jens Stoltenberg’s call for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing crisis in Libya suggests that pride of place above the entrance to NATO headquarters in Brussels should be inscribed in bold letters the Orwellian mantra, ‘War is peace. Freedom is slavery’.
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